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With your help, Beyond Type 1 is changing what it means to live with diabetes. We’re excited you’re here and want to help you lend your voice and energy to initiatives, events and opportunities that matter to you. Here, you’ll find real, meaningful ways you can get involved today and help make a tangible impact on the diabetes community. Don’t see something that speaks to you or have any questions? Shoot us an email at

Get involved with the Beyond Type 1 community

Join Our Warning Signs Awareness Campaign

Excessive thirst, frequent urination, unexplained weight loss + exhaustion. Sharing the warning signs of type 1 diabetes saves lives.MORE

Join the Beyond Type 1 App

Want access to an incredible community of type 1s at your fingertips? Join the Beyond Type 1 App, an online space where you can connect directly with others who just get it.MORE
Do-It-Yourself Fundraising Ideas for Beyond Type 1

Do-It-Yourself Fundraising Ideas for Beyond Type 1

Want to raise money for Beyond Type 1? Check out some creative ways you can engage friends, family and your community to support promising efforts and programs for the diabetes community.MORE

Host a Meet Up

Want to get fellow community members involved in Beyond Type 1? Looking to find your tribe that understands type 1 diabetes? You can host a (virtual) meet up!MORE

Find Merch at Shop The Drop

Want to deck yourself out in our merch or get your loved one some BT1 swag? Head to Shop the Drop and check out what we've got.MORE

Snail Mail Club

Check out the Beyond Type 1 Snail Mail Club, a pen pal program for kids, teens and adults with type 1 diabetes around the world.MORE

Beyond Type 1 Events

Beyond Type 1 is using the power of social media and technology to bring together the type 1 community via both in-person events and virtual offerings.MORE

Get the Newsletters

Never miss an update—join now for news, updates, and ways to stay involved with the Beyond Type 1 community. Never boring, never spammy.MORE

Follow us on Social Media

Follow Beyond Type 1 on social media and stay up to date with the latest stories, resources, events and initiatives.MORE

Submit to the #LiveBeyond Campaign

Every day on instagram, we feature the face + story of a community member living with Type 1 diabetes. Tell us how you #LiveBeyond Type 1 diabetes to be featured!MORE


Find a full list of Programs, Platforms, Grantees, Coalitions and more supported by Beyond Type 1 here.

WRITTEN BY BT1 Editorial Team, POSTED 08/07/18, UPDATED 12/31/22

This piece was authored collaboratively by the Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team.